Sehat program, healthy eating tips for all age groups.

Healthy Eating

Heart

Diabetes

Kidneys


Healty Eating

The Healthy Eating Guidelines suggest many helpful ways to change eating habits and take one step towards and healthier life, such as:

  • Eat 7-10 servings of vegetables and fruit each day;
  • Choose whole grains and high fibre foods more often;
  • Replace unhealthy fat with healthy fat;
  • Limit sodium and sugar intake;
  • Control portion size;
  • Ensure protein at all meals; and
  • Choose low fat dairy products.

Download the Guidelines here:
Healthy Eating - English (2.68 MB pdf)
Healthy Eating - Punjabi (2.54 MB pdf)

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Heart Patients

Research has shown that people of South Asian descent are at greater risk of developing heart disease and stroke and at a much earlier age compared with other ethnic groups. High blood pressure and diabetes among South Asians also contributes to a greater chance of heart disease in the community. The following document outlines some risk factors that can be controlled to prevent heart disease.

Download here:
Heart Patients - English (1.98 MB pdf)
Heart Patients - Punjabi (2.09 MB pdf)

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Diabetes

Did you know that people of South Asian descent are four times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than people from otherethnic backgrounds, making it even more important that South Asian people actively take care of their health? The following document provides information on the different types of diabetes, the severity of diabetes, its risks and symptoms, and where help is available in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley.

Download the document here:
Diabetes - English (2.01 MB pdf)
Diabetes - Punjabi (2.24 MB pdf)

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Kidneys

Visit this Fraser Health website to learn about how kidney stones form and how to take care of yourself: http://www.fraserhealth.ca/health-info/health-topics/kidney-stones/

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  • gurdy dI bImwrI bwry mu~FlI jwxkwrI / Basic Information on Kidney Diseases'''

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  • gurdy dI ienPYkSn / Kidney Infection

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  • gurdy iv`c pQrI / Kidney Stones

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  • SUgr rog Aqy gurdy / Diabetes and Kidneys

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  • viDAw KUn dw dubwE Aqy gurdy / High Blood Pressure and Your Kidneys

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  • gurdw-bdlI nwl ijauxw--ishqmMd irhxw / Living with Kidney Transplants-Staying Healthy

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  • gurdw-bdlI qoN bwAd pOSitk Awhwr Aqy ksrq / Nutrition and Exercise after Kidney Transplant

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  • 31 Days to Good Kidney Health

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  • Get Kidney Smart!

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  • Kidney Smart! Information Sheet

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